Looks like Donald Trump may be getting close to choosing a running mate… and it's somebody the Republican Party knows VERY well!
For a few weeks now, Vice President rumors have been swirling around Newt Gingrich — yes, the Former Speaker of the House who worked with Bill Clinton to pass legislation in the 1990s, and then ran his own ill-fated race for President four years ago.
But on Tuesday, everything changed, because FOX News (where Gingrich had been employed as a contributor for years) officially suspended him due to all the campaign chatter.
To put it simply, it's a huge conflict of interest for cable news networks like FOX to employ people who may be part of national campaigns, so the organization felt the reports surrounding Gingrich as possible VP were so loud that it was time to cut ties.
The news network said in a statement: